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Do employees hate their managers? This book describes 30 reasons for employee attitudes ranging from indifference to outright hatred of management. It also describes some of the underlying psychological reasons for employee discontent (for example, equity theory, which explains why people react as they do to perceived unfairness).
Addresses the issue of the rapidly growing number of elderly men entering and serving time in prison. This book examines the emotional, psychological and practical implications of serving a prison sentence late in life and the challenges facing staff working with this prisoner group. It is suitable for those working in the fields of criminology.
Business leaders are in charge. They are in charge of people, of budgets, of production lines. Most leaders also believe that they are in charge of their greatest resource - their own brain. But how true is that? This book combines brain research with insights from psychological studies of how people think.
The Enneagram is a psychological system for determining personality types as a path for self-improvement. This book offers instruction for using this tool in the workplace. It includes techniques for bringing out your leadership skills, improving your weaker areas, and preventing conflict. It can help you build relationships with your co-workers.
Dementia has been widely explored from the perspectives of biomedicine and social psychology. This book broadens the debate to consider the experiences of men and women with dementia from a socio-political perspective. It examines the issue of rights, status(es), and participation.
How should we respond to events that, for a variety of psychological and cultural reasons, we find it hard to wrap our minds around? This book argues that realism about science and scientists, innovative applications of cost-benefit analysis, and a pragmatic attitude toward civil liberties are among the keys to coping with catastrophic risks.
Examines child abuse and neglect. This book opens with the background on child maltreatment including its history, an overview of the research, and the risk factors. It also examines different forms of maltreatment - physical abuse, neglect, psychological maltreatment, sexual abuse, fetal abuse, and Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome.
Every year an average of 1000 Tibetan children risk their lives to escape from a system of education that is almost entirely Chinese. This book seeks answers to questions such as: what leads parents to expose their children to these risks? How many flee? What is the journey like? What are the psychological consequences? And more.
Mental toughness is about how effectively individuals respond to stress, pressure and challenge. Understanding this concept is essential to improving performance for both the individual and organization. This book traces mental toughness' development from sports psychology into the world of business, health and education.
Executive Power arms readers with effective, fast-acting techniques that show them, step-by-step, how to get what they need before they and their companies pay a heavy toll for lack of it. This book contains specific, carefully formulated psychological tactics that can be applied to any business situation, with any person.
An original and comprehensive study of the sociological and psychological forces driving individual choices in French Presidential elections. Based on a unique comparative analysis of four French presidential contests over the last two decades, this book presents a rigorous examination of long-term and short-term voter motivations.
The fist edition of this book was a pioneering work in the newly emerging field of liberation psychology. This revised and updated edition provides an up-to-date review of the latest international developments in liberation psychology, feminist psychology and critical psychology, with a framework that links the personal and the political.
A groundbreaking book that offers approaches for changing the hidden biases in the workplace This is an eye-opening examination of the causes and dynamics of bias in the workplace, offering a psychological, political, and societal analysis of the actual cost of bias to the bottom line.
Probes the dynamics of immigrant politics, examining questions of identity and loyalty among newcomers, and explores the psychological consequences of varying modes of migration and acculturation. This book looks at patterns of settlement in urban America, and discusses the problems of English-language acquisition and bilingual education.
Linked to the concepts of globalisation is the recognition being given to the importance of the workplace as a site of learning. This book provides a framework which does not have its foundations in just one academic discipline, but rather gives a range of perspectives drawn from psychology, social psychology, sociology and critical theory.
How best can we understand why the application of information and communication technology in organizations succeeds or fails? Calling on technical, organizational, social, psychological and economic perspectives, this book provides a fresh and comprehensive framework for answering this question.
Presenting International Studies as a wide, plural and inherently interdisciplinary field of research, this book shows its links with philosophy, peace research, history, geography, globalization studies, international political economy, political psychology, sociology and social theory, linguistics, strategic or war studies and anthropology.